On this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, you are all invited to join the York Regional Police, to celebrate the strength of our diversity, on Sat. April 1, 11am to 3pm, at the Crystal Fountain Event space in Markham.
CMC IWD celebration
CMC Celebration of the 2023 International Women’s Day, Sat. Mar. 11. Congratulations to Angela Chan, President of Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto for receiving CMC’s Empowerment Through Partnership Award, for her leadership and collaboration to bring diverse stakeholders to achieve common goals. Thanks to Sandra Yeung Racco for being part of our IWD celebration on Sat. Mar. 11.
Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day on Sat. Mar. 11, at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.
International women’s Day celebration at the Chinese Cultural Centre on Wed. Mar. 8 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm, please RSVP to register before Feb. 28.
ASIAN FOOD BATTLE 2023
Three Headed Dragon inc. will be hosting the Asian food battle 2023 Japan vs Taiwan on March 12th 11am-8pm at Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. This event has a unique theme and methods to provide modern and traditional culture by cross-cultural education and promotion through festival atmosphere.
The event will be the day before March break and open to everyone, especially families with children will have a fun time experiencing both Japanese and Taiwanese festival contents, street foods and sweets, unique festival games and performances.
There will be a Japanese Anime film on the movie theater size screen, Kimono and Cosplay fashion shows, performance and Japanese and Taiwanese merchandise vendors etc.
Please share event information and attached flyers through your community network. Event details and online ticket site is below. Meanwhile, I am preparing for the next Asian food battle held in 2024. If any of the Asian community is interested in participating please let me know. To have a substantial sponsor for this kind event, it’s essential to start planning long before the next event. Please send any inquiry to the email below.
Anyway, Thank you very much for your corporation and hope to see all of you at the Asian food battle 2023!!
Are you ready for the most exciting food battle of the year? Asian Food Battle 2023 is a friendly cross-cultural street food competition between Japanese and Taiwanese street foods.
This unique event will bring together two distinct cultures to create an unforgettable experience. 1 premium admission ticket will give you 2 complementary children admission tickets (18 and under) , 1 free game ticket to each child, and a set of 6 food battle dishes (3 Japanese items, 3 Taiwanese items)!
You’ll be able to purchase more delicious dishes from both countries, each food and sweets is just $6 or less, Plus, many Japanese and Taiwanese festival games, plus there will be cultural performances and Cosplay/kimono show and contests so you can show off your best look. We are happy to announce that there will be a Japanese Anime on the theater size screen!!
The competition will be fierce, You won’t want to miss it!
Follow us on Instagram @asianfoodbattle2023 for more exciting info and updates. And don’t forget to check out our Instagram page where you can watch videos related to the Asian Food Battle.
So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now at www.showpass.com/asian-food-battle-2023
Join us in Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond ct. North York, Ontario on March 12, 2023 from 11am-8pm. for the ultimate food battle!
Haru Matsuri – March 4~5
The JCCC will open its doors to everyone as they enjoy a weekend filled with activities, entertainment, and exhibits associated with festivities across Japan in the Spring!!
Haru Matsuri will also include Japanese arts and crafts demonstrations such as Ikebana (flower arranging), Bunka Shishu (embroidery), and Sumi-e (brush painting). The JCCC’s martial artists will demonstrate the techniques of “The Way of the Warrior” through Aikido, Karate, Judo, Jodo, Iaido, Naginata, Kyudo, and Kendo. For entertainment, there will be odori (traditional Japanese dancing) by JCCC dance groups Ayame-Kai, Himawari Buyo Kai and Sakura-Kai, and Taiko (Japanese drumming). Japanese cuisine will also be available in the food court.
The JCCC entrance will always feature an elaborate display of Hina Matsuri Dolls. For a small fee, visitors can have the opportunity to be dressed in traditional costume and head on over to the display for photos.
Gather your family and friends and join us at the JCCC as we celebrate the arrival of Spring!
For further information, please contact the JCCC at 416-441-2345.
Free admission for JCCC Members
Family – $20 (2 adults/2 children)
Adults – $8 Children (5 – 16 yrs) or Seniors (over 65) – $5
*Under 5 yrs free
CMC at the York Regional Police Headquarter for the celebration of Black History Month!
Family Day Magical Imperfections
“See, in doing something, you have to pursue whatever you’re doing and aim for that perfect moon. But, for a mortal person, the result may be more comfortable if there is this magic imperfection.” (Wisdom imparted from Raymond Moriyama’s grandfather to a young Raymond)
Join us for a day of family fun – a wholesome afternoon of inspiration, creativity and discovery. The theme of the day is “Magical Imperfection” a thought-provoking term made famous by renowned architect Raymond Moriyama. The JCCC will be screening “Magical Imperfection” a documentary celebrating the life and architecture of Raymond Moriyama at 2PM. Whether your idea of fun is a friendly competition between family and friends or a quiet origami session, there will be something for everyone in the family.
Activities will include:
- Origami activity inspired by the teachings of Raymond’s grandfather to a young Raymond
- Family Activities in the Main Hallway
- Snack Bar run by the JCCC Karate group
- Screening of Magical Imperfection with Q&A to follow
- Guided Museum Tour
Limited tickets are available, so please purchase them early to avoid disappointment.
The 75th anniversary of the 228 Incident in Taiwan
North York, Ontario – On February 24, 2023, the North York Civic Center will host the 228 Peace Memorial Memorial to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 228 Incident in Taiwan. The event will take place from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and is open to the public.
The 228 Incident was a tragic event that occurred in Taiwan in 1947, resulting in the loss of thousands of lives and leaving a lasting impact on the country’s history. The 228 Peace Memorial Memorial aims to honor the victims of the incident and promote peace and reconciliation.
The event will feature a series of activities, including a memorial ceremony and art exhibitions. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the 228 Incident and its significance in Taiwanese history, as well as participate in discussions on topics related to peace, democracy, and human rights.
Guest speakers at the event include prominent figures from the Taiwanese-Canadian community, human rights activists, and political leaders. The event will also showcase artwork by local artists, reflecting on the theme of peace and reconciliation.
The 228 Peace Memorial Memorial is organized by the All Taiwanese Organizations of Toronto (ATOT), with support from the City of Toronto and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto. The event is free to attend and open to all members of the public.
For more information on the 228 Peace Memorial Memorial, please visit